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Strong Quake Rocks Northern Algeria

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Strong Quake Rocks Northern Algeria

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Strong Quake Rocks Northern Algeria

Strong Quake Rocks Northern Algeria

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A major earthquake strikes northern Algeria, killing at least 500 people and injuring thousands. The 6.7-magnitude quake is the most devastating to hit the country in more than 20 years, and officials fear the death toll will rise. Hear Reuters correspondent Paul de Bendern.